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Local LGBTI community reacts to Orlando

The local Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community has responded with shock and solidarity following the mass killings at a gay nightclub in Orlando, United States over the weekend.


20th June 2016

Case of the ex: the good, the bad and the ugly

20th June 2016

The ink has hardly dried on his divorce papers but it seems like he has moved on.

Maun residents blame ‘children rights’

20th June 2016

Residents of Sedie Ward in Maun have pointed fingers at existing ‘Children Rights’ for the escalating numbers of defilements and teenage pregnancies in Botswana.

Do not misuse 999 - Police

20th June 2016

Botswana Police have warned the public to desist from using the toll free police emergency number 999 and any other emergency numbers, for false purposes.

Huawei donates 30 tablets to Moshupa Senior Secondary School

20th June 2016

International Information and Communication Technology  (ICT) company, Huawei, recently donated 30 tablet hand held devices to Moshupa Senior Secondary School. The tablets were given away by Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi last week. The tablets are expected to assist both teachers and students with daily learning activities.

Opposition youth manhandle police officers in Sebina

17th June 2016

Drama unflolded yesterday (Thursday) at Sebina Village during the commerations of the African Child Day.

Politician appears in court for defilement

10th June 2016

A politician with strong links to the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has appeared before the Masunga magistrate court on Thursday for an alleged defilement of a 12-year-old school girl. The accused Casper Fire (32) appeared before Magistrate, Pride Rusike on a single charge of defilement.

Horror road accident claims six lives

9th June 2016

At least six   people have been certified dead after a road traffic accident involving a double -decker passenger bus and a Toyota Fortuner along the A1   road earlier today (Thursday).

The Broadcasters summit attracts 200 primary school students

9th June 2016

A local   organisation representing aspiring media practitioners, The Broadcasters, last week gathered more than 200 students from 20 local schools for the annual competitive summit at Francistown.

The death penalty is here to stay-BDP

8th June 2016

The death penalty will continue to be imposed on those found guilty of murder under the current government, Defence Justice and Security Minister Shaw Kgathi has said.

Murder accused denied bail

3rd June 2016

A 21 year old Francistown man  accused  of  killing his girlfriend at Bluetown location on  13th May 2016 was  denied  bail  by   the magistrate  court  this  week.

BDP celebrates Samedupi and Xobe victory

31st May 2016

Botswana Democratic Party members gathered in Xobe and Samedupi 2 over the weekend to celebrate their victory in 2014 general election and to thank members.

Water restrictions introduced in Kweneng

31st May 2016

Residents in Molepolole and Thamaga expressed their concerns to Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) leadership as to the continued water shortage problem in the area, leading to the corporation introducing water restrictions in the Kweneng area.


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